Applesauce Cake II

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This cake recipe makes a frosted applesauce spice cake with a lemon-flavored frosting.

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Servings:
24
Yield:
1 -9x13 inch cake

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups cake flour

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves

  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice

  • 1 ½ cups applesauce

  • ½ cup water

  • ½ cup shortening

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup raisins

  • ½ cup chopped almonds

  • 2 egg whites

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • ½ cup finely chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9x13 inch pan.

  2. Beat flour, white sugar, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves, allspice, applesauce, water, shortening, 2 eggs, raisins, and 1/2 cup chopped almonds with a mixer on low, scraping the bowl constantly, 30 seconds. Beat on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally, 3 minutes. Pour into prepared pan.

  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 60-65 minutes.

  4. To Make Frosting: Just before cake is removed from the oven, beat egg whites until foamy. Beat brown sugar and lemon juice gradually into egg whites until stiff. Carefully spread over HOT cake. Sprinkle with nuts. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) until brown, 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

251 Calories
8g Fat
45g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 251
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 165mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 122mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.